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by | March 11, 2017 | 00:49

Alaska Airlines is now the fifth largest airline in the United States. From San Francisco, Alaska will use the Virgin America fleet to fly to Philadelphia, New Orleans , Nashville, Indianapolis, Raleigh-Durham, Baltimore and Kona, Hawaii.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:57

A Wall Street firm is marking International Women's Day with a call to increase gender diversity on corporate boards and is driving the point home with a symbolic standoff. stock market, have no women at all, according to Heinel. USA money manager State Street said Wednesday it is going to start putting real pressure on the 3,500 companies it invests in to put more women in charge - or they'll put their money where their mouth is and leave.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:53

Approximately 12,300 students said they are staying home in North Carolina, and the day is optional for teachers , according to The New York Times . The strike is planned and organized by women in more than 50 countries to promote issues facing women who are marginalized. On Monday, school officials in Alexandria, Va.; North Carolina's Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District and NY announced they are canceling classes in anticipation of staff shortages due to the event.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:51

Authorities took Farruggia and the newborn to Concord Hospital where they stayed for several days. After that, a roommate called 911. The judge accepted the states' recommendation for bail, holding Frenette on $25,000 cash bail, $20,000 for the felony, and $5,000 for the misdemeanor, until she is able to get an attorney.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:50

The Jewish Children's Museum in New York City was evacuated for a few hours on Thursday after it received a bomb threat by email, police said , the latest in a rash of recent threats to USA and Canadian Jewish organizations. Officials swept the space, and no explosives were found. The governor toured the community center in Whitefish Bay and pledged support, including extra intelligence resources and manpower, calling the bomb threats "a form of domestic terrorism".

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:46

The theme of this year's International Women's Day (IWD) is #BeBoldForChange, calling for efforts to forge "a more gender-inclusive world". Trump took to Twitter and asked others to join him in "honoring the critical role of women" in the US and around the world.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:59

The Indianapolis Star did not publish Pence's private email, but multiple email accounts-including Karen Pence's private address-appeared in the AP's reporting, leading Pence's wife to receive a torrent of "vitriolic and malicious" emails from people testing whether she was still using the same address.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:58

When it appeared like foul play had been involved in Watts' disappearance, Jenn Watts Barrie , her sister-in-law, took to Facebook to request her community's help in locating Jacqueline Watts . Police are not classifying the death a homicide, and Harris declined to comment on the possible cause of death. The bodies of 13-year-olds Liberty German and Abigail Williams were found near a creek in northern in after they had been reported missing on Monday February 13, 2017.

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:07

Snapchat, which became wildly popular with young smartphone users keen to share messages that don't linger, is seen by some in the social media world as a winning bet like Facebook , and by others as a lackluster performer like Twitter . According to the latest SEC filing at the end of February, Spiegel and Murphy plan to sell 16 million shares each on Thursday, a small fraction of the number of shares the co-founders have in Snap , but it's still enough to make them incredibly rich.

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:03

Others, however, will be subject to change or go out of the window entirely. Expanding health savings accounts . Still, Pallone headed to that committee office, as Malcolm suggested. "Part of that process is giving committee members and staff the opportunity to work closely together to draft a bill that reflects the concerns of our constituents and reflects our mandate from voters to repeal and replace Obamacare ".

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:19

Diallo, meaning 'bold, ' is a last name of Fula origin. Black history's number one fan Rachel Dolezal has reportedly gone one step further in her love for African heritage by changing her name. She said that she "began to see the world through black eyes" as a teenager after her parents adopted four black children. I think it's a mix of anger and sadness really for me, because I've struggled to stay away from turning bitter.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:47

Covering 60 percent of USA waterways, it included smaller creeks, wetlands and other water bodies for protection under the Clean Water Act - but was met with resistance from property owners, farmers and others. "A few years ago the EPA decided that navigable waters can mean almost every puddle or every ditch". "Trump just put millions of acres of wetlands on the chopping block, and our wildlife and waters will suffer", Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological ...

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:54

Packingham landed in hot water with state authorities again after he took to Facebook to celebrate the dismissal of a traffic ticket. "In 2008, North Carolina chose to prohibit sex offenders from being at virtual places where children congregate online - specifically, commercial social networking websites", Montgomery said.

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:08

Westport police say the man who died after his auto plunged into a CT river Saturday night is from Long Island. Farrell said the woman could not recall how she ended up in the river. She was hospitalized and there is no word on her current condition. Authorities say the auto appears to have gone into the river at a boat launch. Crews were attempting Sunday to remove the vehicle from the river.

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:58

The Republican-controlled Congress, backed by Trump, took the first steps toward a repeal of the ACA last month. She added that while Trump is itching to sign a bill to repeal the ACA, there is not yet an alternative in place, which could be risky for patients and politicians alike.

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:57

For unknown reasons, the driver that was racing or chasing the white auto got out of the vehicle and fired at least 5 to 7 shots at a black auto with a mother and daughter, hitting the 8-year-old girl. Thomas remembers asking her daughter after the accident. "I called her name and I said, Are you OK?" She remembers seeing a woman step out of a auto and begin firing shots.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:45

The Branch AME church also held a Wednesday night Bible study, according to the documents, ABC said, but the study may have been over by the time he got to the church. The 22-year-old, self-taught white supremacist was found guilty in December of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:43

This order builds upon a January 30 executive order, in which he mandated federal agencies to identify two regulations to eliminate for every new one created . President Donald Trump signs the order aimed at cutting back regulations in the Oval Office Friday as top business executives look on. The regulatory system represents "an impossible situation and we're going to solve it very quickly", Trump said .

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:40

But the warm weather won't last long. On Feb. 26, 2000, the thermometer also crested to 71 degrees. Temperatures reached 68 degrees, the National Weather Service announced Friday. One reason may be the ice cover in the Great Lakes - there is none, while typically it's at its peak in late February. This is a new record high temperature for February 24.

by | February 24, 2017 | 01:00

Republicans are "going to fix Obamacare - I shouldn't call it repeal-and-replace, because it's not going to happen", he said. Boehner said the talk in November about lightning-fast passage a new health care framework was wildly optimistic.